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Crystalfontz boards support in Yocto

The Yocto 1.5 release is approaching and the Freescale layer trees are now frozen. Free Electrons added support for the various Crystalfontz boards to that release as you can check on the OpenEmbedded metadata index. First some preparative work has … Continue reading

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Contributions to Barebox: initial Marvell SoC support

Barebox is a bootloader that strives to be a modern alternative to U-Boot. It currently supports ARM, Blackfin, MIPS, NIOS2, OpenRISC, PowerPC and x86 as CPU architectures, and while it doesn’t have as much hardware support as U-Boot yet, it … Continue reading

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Starting Linux directly from AT91bootstrap3

Here is an update for our previous article on booting linux directly from AT91bootstrap. On newer ATMEL platforms, you will have to use AT91bootstrap 3. It now has a convenient way to be configured to boot directly to Linux. You … Continue reading

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Barebox 2011.03 released, with contributions from Free Electrons

Barebox is a bootloader started about two years ago for embedded systems of various architectures. It plays the same role as U-Boot, which is the best known project in this area, but has several advantages over U-Boot. First, it has … Continue reading

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